Shibboleth & Mediawiki

Darren Boss darren.boss at
Thu Sep 19 13:51:26 EDT 2019

I had luck with and
our Shib IdP.

This was never adopted into production however (still just using ldap auth)
and my deployment was done about a year ago so YMMV.

On Thu, Sep 19, 2019 at 9:43 AM Peter Schober <peter.schober at>

> * Marco Malavolti <marco.malavolti at> [2019-09-19 15:10]:
> > I'm here to know if any of you use Shibboleth as authentication
> > method on Mediawiki and this extension:
> Many, many years ago.
> > This is my configuration in the LocalSettings.php:
> I just checked but couldn't find any signs of any of those config
> files anymore. (The machines or acounts that hosted them are long
> gone, too.)
> >
> The instructions there don't give me much hope. E.g. setting
> applicationId ("Apache vhost konfig") should have absolutely nothing
> to do with that MediaWiki extension and neither would you have to
> remove that setting nor enable headers ("Apache vhost konfig FastCGI
> (FPM)") when using FPM. That all depends on /other/ (and not
> recommended) configuration that's not even mentioned there, just
> assumed to be wrong and in-place.
> > Thank for any help you can provide to solve this problem with groups.
> You've tried logging and and logging in, again, as stated in the
> "Known Bugs" section of the referenced documentation?
> (Also it seems the bug mentioned there
> has meanwhile been resolved,
> though you'd have to check whether it's included in the MediaWiki
> release you're running, of course.)
> Other than that: If I had to guess I'd say your affiliations are
> multi-valued (though to PHP it's just one string that doesn't match
> your indidivial affiliation values) and your config/code isn't
> prepared to deal with that.
> -peter
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Darren Boss
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